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  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 banana
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp matcha green tea powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ⅓ cup chia seeds
  • ¼ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • ¼ cup chopped unsalted pistachios
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Place milk, banana, honey, matcha, vanilla, ginger, and a pinch of salt in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour mixture into a container and stir in chia seeds. Let mixture sit for 10 minutes, stirring often. Chill for at least 3 hours.
  3. To serve, top with coconut flakes and pistachios.
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